Girls soccer / Preseason Top 20

Girls soccer

Team Comment

1. Barrington (22-2-1) State runner-up returns nearly everyone

2. St. Charles North (19-2-2) 189 wins in the last 10 seasons

3. Waubonsie Valley (17-3-2) 18 returnees for coach Bergstrom

4. St. Charles East (22-6-0) Can Saints get past St. Charles North?

5. Batavia (17-5-2) Bulldogs are deep and talented

6. Neuqua Valley (10-5-4) Tesmond is a great goalkeeper

7. Naperville North (15-5-4) Class 3A champ graduated eight starters

8. Wauconda (19-3-3) Class 2A runner-up a season ago

9. Stevenson (22-2-2) Back for another state run

10. Fremd (14-5-3) A strong defense begins with GK Norris

11. Conant (16-3-2) A first-class back line

12. Libertyville (13-7-0) Many experienced players are back

13. Glenbard East (19-4-2) Eight starters back in Lombard

14. Benet (24-3-1) Class 2A champ lost six starters

15. Warren (13-9-3) A solid core of players are ready

16. Hersey (12-8-3) Sena is quality up top

17. Buffalo Grove (6-7-3) Bison first 11 looks good

18. Larkin (14-7-2) All but one player returns

19. Metea Valley (11-9-2) Mustangs are stellar defensively

20. South Elgin (14-4-3) Storm needs to replace five starters

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